THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS: Poppy Pow-Wow

The eighth session within three years (TIME, Sept. 10, 1923, et seq.) of the League of Nations Advisory Commission on the Traffic in Opium flowered into an impassioned poppy pow-wow last week.

Woods Raps. Scarcely had the delegates assembled—many of them slant-eyed poppy-landers — when hard-fisted Colonel Arthur Woods* hurled a policeman's challenge: "There may be too much diplomacy and too little roughshod direct police action in the fight against narcotic outlaws. . . . To crush the international narcotic traffic we must have international police action!"

Thrusting his point, Colonel Woods told...

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